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Senior CAD Engineer

Company: NVIDIA Corporation
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

NVIDIA is searching for a highly motivated, excellent CAD Engineer to join the Advanced Technology Group. You will support installation of foundry techfiles. You will provide expert support to designers in debugging tool, techfile and design errors. And you will develop flows and scripts to improve productivity of custom circuit designers worldwide.A successful candidate will have solid EE or CS background with an in-depth understanding of circuits, layouts and VLSI design. We are looking for someone who enjoys writing code to automate design processes and who enjoys working in groundbreaking process technologies. A strong background in Skill, Perl and C++ are needed for this position. The job involves both development and support. Due to the support nature of this role, this candidate should possess good interpersonal skills.What you'll be doing:

  • Install, configure, and support foundry techfiles.
  • Perform expert debug of design errors to direct expeditious resolution: explaining user errors to designers; explaining techfile errors to the foundry support team, and explaining tool errors to EDA partners.
  • Custom edit foundry techfiles to define and implement Nvidia design methodologies.
  • We use a variety of standard off-the-shelf EDA tools at NVIDIA. You would be responsible for supporting and maintaining CAD tools used by IC designers including Virtuoso, IC-Manage, DRC/LVS verification tools, extractions, and spice simulation tools.
  • Work with CAD tool vendors to identify and resolve bugs, improve tool usability, and evaluate new tools and features.
  • Develop infrastructure to support design work in new process technologies.
  • Write scripts using perl, Cadence SKILL, and C++.What we need to see:
    • B.S. (or equivalent experience) in Electrical Engineering with 4 years of experience or M.S. in Electrical Engineering with 2 years of experience
    • A basic understanding of mosfet device behavior, CMOS layout, and VLSI design.
    • Excellent programming skills; experience with perl, Cadence SKILL, C++, tcl.
    • Great interpersonal skills
    • Passionate about providing excellent support for end-users.NVIDIA has some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people in the world working for us and, due to unprecedented growth, our exclusive engineering teams are rapidly growing. If you're a creative and autonomous engineer with a real passion for technology, we want to hear from you.NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: NVIDIA Corporation, Santa Clara , Senior CAD Engineer, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Santa Clara, California

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